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Becoming a Business Analyst

About the course

This course provides you with a solid grounding in the application of business analysis techniques and methods, which are at the forefront of the industry today. Developed by industry experts with extensive practical experience in requirements elicitation and delivering business cases, the course includes role-plays, case studies and assessments to aid learning.   


Target audience


The ‘Becoming a BA’ course is intended for anyone who wants to make the successful transition to a lucrative career as a business analyst in an entry level role and is specifically built to support anyone who needs to apply business techniques in a business environment. Delegates may be recent graduates, have been made redundant or are seeking a career change.




There are no specific prerequisites for this course.


Course Contents

  • Competencies of a BA

  • Stakeholder Management

  • Requirements Elicitation

  • Interviewing

  • Facilitating a workshop

  • Business Process Modelling

  • Agile User Stories

  • Templates – e.g. writing a Business Requirements Specification 

  • Testing


Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the role of a good BA

  • Study different investigative techniques such as interviews, observations and workshops

  • How to categorise and manage stakeholders

  • Modelling as-is and future state business processes

  • Documenting business requirements including in an Agile framework

  • The role of a BA in the testing phase of a project